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Name: Tim McGraw                                                                 
Birth name: Samuel Timothy McGraw                                                 
Born: 1 May 1967 Delhi, Louisiana, United States                                 
Samuel Timothy (Tim) McGraw (born May 1, 1967) is an American country singer.     
With many of his albums and singles topping the country music charts, Tim has     
achieved total album sales in excess of 40 million units. He is married to       
country singer Faith Hill and is the son of former baseball player Tug McGraw.   
His trademark hit songs include "Indian Outlaw", "Don't Take the Girl", "I Like   
It, I Love It", "Something Like That", "It's Your Love" (featuring his wife,     
Faith Hill), and "Live Like You Were Dying".                                     
As of 2006, McGraw had nine consecutive albums to debut at Number One on the     
Billboard albums charts; Twenty-six singles to hit number 1 on the Billboard Hot 
Country 100 chart; three singles named the #1 country song of the year; ("It's   
Your Love", "Just To See You Smile", and "Live Like You Were Dying") Won 3       
Grammys, 11 Academy of Country Music awards, 10 Country Music Association (CMA)   
awards, 9 American Music Awards and 3 People's Choice Awards. Ranked as one of   
the top five in all genres of music, his Soul2Soul II tour with Faith Hill in     
2006 became the highest-grossing tour in country music history.                   
McGraw has ventured into acting, with a supporting role in the Billy Bob         
Thornton film Friday Night Lights, The Kingdom, and a lead role in 2006's Flicka. 
He is also a minority owner of the Arena Football League's Nashville Kats.